New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
Paweł Wojtasik Videoworks: Volume 1
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Exploring climate change, the destruction of nature, and industrial pollution, these four works by Paweł Wojtasik paint horrific yet meditative landscapes of global infrastructures like meat production, waste treatment, and laboratory...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: animals, body, consumer culture, documentary, environment, nature

The Hundred Videos, Steve Reinke
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The Hundred Videos is a project undertaken by prolific video artist Steve Reinke, including 100 video works made from 1989-1996. Discussing death, sex, the body, philosophy, and contemporary art, The Hundred Videos defines...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: body, death and dying, diary, found footage, humor, lgbtq, memory

Life Saver Mandala, Ilene Segalove & Peter Ivers
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Turning an ordinary object into a mystical experience, Life Saver Mandala is a short meditation on disintegration. This piece was made in collaboration with Peter Ivers.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: conceptual art, time

My Dad Triptych, Ilene Segalove
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Three insightful and funny vignettes highlighting Segalove's father's quirky traits, habits, and interests.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: family, humor, portrait

Where is God? The Dive, Ilene Segalove
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Using the first color video camera, the artist questions where the devil might be hiding, and then takes a nighttime swim.

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: humor, performance

Coal Confession, Ilene Segalove
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Addressing the camera, Segalove confesses to plagarizing her 5th grade report, The Story of Coal.

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: diary, youth/childhood

Mom in Famous Women, Ilene Segalove
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The artist's mother comments about the status of women while reading a doll house sized book titled Encyclopedia of Famous Women.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: family, feminism

Echos in Shadow and Light, Mike Kuchar
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...A young man waits in darkness for the sun to display the world's colors.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: poetry, self-reflexive video

Mike Kuchar
2018 | 05:00
Deep Roots, Mike Kuchar
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...A lonesome soul gives his body to an elemental force that enters in through open windows.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: poetry